The Afternoon News with Kitty O'Neal


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The Afternoon News with Kitty O'Neal

Kitty O'Neal anchors the highly rated and award winning KFBK Afternoon News from 4 to 7 pm, a show she has hosted for 23 years. She also provides news updates and feature reports throughout the day. She has had many coveted news assignments including covering a Presidential inauguration, the Grammy Awards, and 25 Academy Award ceremonies.

In her tenure at the station she has served in various capacities including news director for the former KGBY and producer of talk shows on KFBK.

Kitty's television credits include three years on KOVR 13 as entertainment reporter and host of the weekly real estate show Home TV, which ran for ten years. She also appears in many commercials, videos and national programs, including a CBS TV miniseries and the A&E Channel's Biography.

Kitty donates much of her time and talent to community events and charitable organizations and serves on the boards of The California Museum and The Salvation Army, local chapter.

She also has been featured in numerous articles for local newspapers and publications and has appeared three times on the cover of Sacramento Magazine. The readers of the publication have voted Kitty the Best Afternoon Drive Radio Personality in Sacramento many years in a row.

Before her media work, Kitty sang professionally in a touring musical group and continues to perform today. She graduated with Honors from California State University, Sacramento and has her BA Degree in Communication Studies.

She is married to Kurt Spataro, an Executive Chef and Restaurateur and are partners in several Sacramento area restaurants.

Kitty is passionate about animals, especially felines, and she and Kurt have several cats.

Kitty is an avid traveler, and designs and sews clothing for herself when she has time. She and Kurt have lived in the Curtis Park neighborhood of Sacramento for 25 years.